Hot summer trend, the Moroccan style straw bag

Written by Souad El Mghari

A recurring hot trend since it started in the 70’s, the Moroccan straw bag has been a favorite to so many style icons over the years, and is still popular in summer street style till date.

Carried this season by many big brands, including Michael Kors, Bottega Veneta and Dolce & Gabbana, and by Ralph Lauren a couple of years back, then by Valentino before that, the straw tote bag has now clearly become a classic for summer style. Especially for the Moroccan one, whose lightweight and spacious character make it both comfortable and easy to carry.

A favorite buy in Moroccan souks, for a more reasonable budget and a consequent range of styles; be it the simple plain ones, or the colorful appliquéd totes, this purse can easily go from its predictable beach styling, to completing a Parisian chic look (gallery below).

This year considered an It-Bag, the Moroccan style straw handbag checks at all the hot trends of the moment; boho chic, 70’s, comfort, and vintage.